Student 4

Saturday 30/03/2024 13:30 - 15:00 - Athens Animfest 2024 Official Screening
Sunday 31/03/2024 01:30 - 03:00 - Athens Animfest 2024 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:21:01

  1. It's Dance Time 04:12
  2. United Kingdom 2023
    Directed by: Qiushu Li
    Screenplay: Qiushu Li
    Dialogue language: English

    The film shows an intimate conversation between two schoolgirls during a group dance between classes, talking about body changes and the experience of UFO sightings.

  3. The Last Visit การพบพาน…ครั้งสุดท้าย 15:41
  4. Estonia 2023
    Directed by: Keawalee Warutkomain
    Animation: Keawalee Warutkomain
    Technique: Charcoal Animation on books
    Music: Wardphan Diloksambandh
    Production/School: Estonian Academy of Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    My 5-year journey from bereavement to the last goodbye, through an exploration of ‘existence’ and ‘life’, from different perspectives and stages of mind.
  5. Claw 06:15
  6. France 2023
    Directed by: Lucas Ferrer, Ayoub Chaibi, Marianne Dautheville, Chloe Ferrus, Thomas Petroni, Melissa Saba, Dylan Sayagh, Alizée Valenzuela, Florian Wagner
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: English

    Andrew, a young cinephile, watches a horror film from the 80s that he criticizes incessantly. The film's iconic killer becomes mysteriously aware of Andrew's incessant comments. He crosses the screen between them and throws Andrew inside, challenging him to outdo him in killing the remaining victims. Andrew, now a prisoner of the film, is convinced he can meet the challenge without difficulty. But can he really outdo the killer?

  7. Flight 666 06:23
  8. France 2023
    Directed by: Julie Corniere, Anselme de Pertat, Killian Derlin, Manon François, Anaïs Lavault, Léo Le Corre, Aliénor Poisson, Lucas Roy
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: French

    During a flight for a dream vacation, Johnny, a compulsive gambler and notorious crook, finds himself propelled to Hell with his wife Monica. To save their souls, they will have to confront and beat the Devil at his own game in Hell's Casino.

  9. Oxide 06:10
  10. Belgium 2023
    Directed by: Emma Emily Daelman
    Screenplay: Tine Decraemer, Emma Emily Daelman
    Technique: Stop motion
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Two traumatized creatures, seeking closeness within an abandoned bus shelter, grapple with the blurred lines between connection and separation in their pursuit of intimacy.

  11. Composition of existing experiences 07:25
  12. Poland 2023
    Directed by: Joanna Szlembarska
    Screenplay: Joanna Szlembarska
    Animation: Anna Polinska, Joanna Szlembarska
    Technique: puppets
    Music: Joanna Szczesnowicz
    Production/School: Likaon - Anna Mroczek, Wojciech Leszczynski, Justyna Rucinska
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    The couple spends the night together. The woman moves freely around the apartment, the only interior inaccessible to her is her partner's painting studio. The clean monochromatic interior of the apartment, the abstract blood-colored paintings and the soft morning light are at once filled with calm and uncertainty.

  13. A glimpse into the past 02:07
  14. Spain 2023
    Directed by: Aimar Gandarias, Jone Santisteban, Lucia Zumarraga, Asis Hernandez, Ivan Cobarrubias, Oihane Fenandez, Celia Hierro, Lucia Sierra, Izaro Gondra.
    Animation: Aimar Gandarias, Jone Santisteban, Lucia Zumarraga, Asis Hernandez, Ivan Cobarrubias, Oihane Fenandez, Celia Hierro, Lucia Sierra, Izaro Gondra.
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Jon Saenz
    Production/School: DigiPen Institute of Technology Europe-Bilbao

    Two old friends meet again after their lives took opposite paths. A glance brings them back to those innocent memories, which they had forgotten due to the harshness of their current situation.
  15. Confusion of the Afternoon / 午後的迷茫 02:50
  16. Taiwan 2023
    Directed by: Yung-Chieh Lee
    Screenplay: Yung-Chieh Lee
    Animation: Yung-Chieh Lee
    Technique: 2D Hand Drawn, Stop-motion, Cut-out
    Music: Yen-Hao Tu
    Production/School: Tainan National University of the Arts, Graduate Institute of Animation and Film Art
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No Dialogue

    Two boys played poker after a boring afternoon class. The unintentional body touch and eye interaction touched one of the boys...A dream about emotional enlightenment keeps appearing.
  17. Melody's Muse 03:45
  18. United States of America 2024
    Directed by: Natasha Seroshtan
    Music: Chase Miller
    Production/School: DigiPen Institute of Technology
    Dialogue language: English

    Melody, a young faun studying music, auditions to be part of an orchestra. However, it proves to be more challenging than she thought when she tries to impress the orchestra’s severe conductor. Can she overcome failure and find her own path to success?

  19. Wild / Дичь 04:19
  20. Russia 2023
    Directed by: Saule Matvienko
    Screenplay: Saule Matvienko
    Animation: Saule Matvienko
    Technique: Hand-drawn
    Music: Nikita Meshcheryakov
    Production/School: Nikolay Makovsky
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Meeting of old friends turns into an incident that makes them accept a solution.

  21. Letter from a stranger 05:49
  22. Iran 2023
    Directed by: Shima Markazi Omidvar
    Screenplay: Shima Omidvar
    Animation: Mona Abedin - Tara Attarzade - Zahra Kababin - Shima Omidvar
    Technique: 2D Digital
    Production/School: University of Tehran

    "Letter from a Strange" is a short 2D animation that explores the delicate interplay between two colleagues working in a large library. Despite the absence of an apparent connection, the story highlights how their actions impact each other's mental health, subtly revealing the concept of "hidden violence" in contemporary society.

  23. In Absence of Light 04:00
  24. Belgium 2023
    Directed by: Jytte De Taeye
    Screenplay: Jytte De Taeye
    Animation: Jytte De Taeye
    Technique: 2D animation
    Music: Dries Vergauwe
    Production/School: Luca School of Arts
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    When going through dark times we seem to forget how it is part of life and spiritual growth. Listen to Darkness pleading its importance and defending its reason for existence.

  25. The Birthday Party 03:38
  26. United States of America 2023
    Directed by: Olivia Young
    Screenplay: Olivia Young
    Animation: Olivia Young
    Technique: Digital 2D Animation
    Music: Public Domain
    Production/School: University of South Alabama
    Dialogue language: English

    My thesis is a short horror film called The Birthday Party and is about a young girl named Avery who is waiting for her friends to show up to her party. While waiting outside for her friends it is apparent that no one is coming to her party. That’s when she thinks she sees something in the trees. Before she can look closer the doorbell rings and she runs to see her best friend at the door. Or is it?

  27. He Has To Come Home 04:13
  28. United States of America 2023
    Directed by: Apollo Shepherd
    Screenplay: Apollo Shepherd
    Animation: Apollo Shepherd
    Technique: Digital 2D Animation
    Music: Public Domain
    Production/School: University of South Alabama

    A dark animated folktale. A hunter enters an eerie forest rife with monsters and emerges with a new perspective.

  29. Poco a poco 04:14
  30. United Kingdom 2022
    Directed by: Kanto Ohara Maeda
    Screenplay: Kanto Ohara Maeda
    Animation: Kanto Ohara Maeda
    Technique: Sand-animation technique using coffee grounds
    Production/School: Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    A short animation which follows the memory of the narrator’s pet duck, which he calls his “little sister”. Based on a true story, of a duck who became part of the family of a human immigrant mother and son from Japan, living in the UK. The duck, ‘Poco,’ imprinted on them, after the mother miraculously hatched her from an egg, under an electric blanket. The film is about the malleability of memory, and the precious beauty of moments in time. Created under camera, using coffee grounds, in a sand-animation technique.

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